Did you know that 1 in every 5 Israelis lives below the poverty line? Sadly, Israel has one of the highest poverty rates of any country in the OECD.
Nearly one million Jewish children live in poverty!
It is for this very reason that Meir Panim was established – to ensure that Israelis struggling to put food on the table will get help. Every day, Meir Panim delivers thousands of meals from their various branches all over Israel, but the need is much greater.